The Living Room of the Nation

The Living Room of the Nation

Documentary film 74′, 2009


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The documentary film The Living Room of the Nation opens a portrait-like view into six Finnish living rooms. A collage of everyday events, the film is a story of changes, loneliness, responsibilities and the unavoidable passing of time.


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Director Jukka Kärkkäinen

Script Jukka Kärkkäinen and Sini Liimatainen
Directors of Photography J-P Passi, Jani Kumpulainen F.S.C.

Additional Cinematography Sini Liimatainen, Jukka Kärkkäinen
Editor Timo Peltola

Sound Designer Tuomas Klaavo
Production manager Kimmo Kekkonen
Producer Sami Jahnukainen

Production Support Miia Haavisto & Elina Kivihalme / Finnish Film Foundation, Ulla Simonen & Pia Andell / AVEK

In Collaboration with Iikka Vehkalahti & Timo Korhonen / YLE Documentaries



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